north florida - suwannee sound

By: marsHen , 11:22 AM GMT on January 18, 2012

05:50, 54F, totally cloudy. one quickly fading bright spot to the east. no moon. rooster sleeping.
yellow yard dog on the prowl. another field day!
06:25, pouring out..
well, that lasted for about 8 minutes. hoping we get more.
we did. it drizzled and rained most of the day. 1.3"
08:30, med. high tide at CK. a few oyster bars exposed with woodstorks and spoonbills poking around on them. was surprised to see the spoobills.
lots of ducks in the channel. raining. low 60's all day. we did not go out on the water. wind SW, 6-15 knts. spent the day working on the trawl. kinda low tide when I left at 15:00. lots of scaups.
17:00, 62F at the farm and drizzling. fog forming.
found some dry cedar in the hay barn and with the help of a stick of fat lighter I got a fire going in the fireplace to dry the house out. heading out to do the chores. got 1 egg.
19:00, 62F, calm, totally overcast with fog. no stars or planets except for a faint light - jupiter.

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marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.